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is live with more on this for us now. tracy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, barbara. ncaa officials say these sanctions are meant to change the culture of athletics at penn state. while not punishing those who have done nothing wrong. it's a tough line to walk, but here's what the ncaa came up with. penn state has to pay a $60 million fine, which equals the amount of money generated annually by the football program. there will be a four-year ban on bowl games and any post-season competitions as well. there will be a reduction in sports scholarships from 25 to 15 for the next four years. the university will be stripped of all wins from 1998 through 2011. officials say that start date marks the date of the first infraction. the university will be on probation with the ncaa for the next five years, and the ncaa reserves the right to investigate individuals affiliated with the program and possibly levy additional sanctions after all criminal proceedings are complete. this historic penalty is brought by the ncaa followed former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky's convic
and use it to strengthen our commitment to each other. >> to the families of those gathered here today, we remain here for you. our community is here for you. colorado is here for you and always will be. >> the senseless and evil act of violence left many of us wondering how and why this could happen. these questions arise when the everyday securities and certainties of life, the trust we carry in our fellow human beings, that we can go safely to work each day or go to school or to the movies are shaken. it's natural for us to wonder why does this kind of suffering happen and what does it really mean. martha: boy, indeed it is. those are the big questions this morning and police say that the 24-year-old suspect, james holmes is refusing to cooperate ahead of his court appearance which happens this morning. right now he is in solitary confinement. alicia acuna is live outside the courthouse in centennial, colorado, where this will play out in next couple hours. how is this expected to go? >> reporter: this could all be over with in five minutes or less. this is just the beginning of the pro
this morning. people tell us it will take maybe 90 seconds to less than five minutes in front of the judge. he will then set a date for the next hearing. as we continue to follow the story here from aurora, colorado. cnn newsroom begins right now. >> thank you, soledad. happening right now in the newsroom, unprecedented penalties. the ncaa hitting penn state right now with a huge fine. we will soon learn of the pe penalties that await the university. >>> shooter james holmes a in court in just a few hours, using a secret underground tunnel to go before the judge. this morning we're learning more about holmes' past and what police found in his apartment. >>> jackson mystery. michael's mother katherine reported missing this weekend tells police in arizona that she is fine. the grandkids that have lived with her wondering where she is. a missing persons report was even filed. inside this really strange and bizarre story, straight ahead. >>> and power right in your wallet. a new iphone charger the size of a credit card saves you when you run out of juice. we'll show it to you in 20 minutes. "newsr
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. for our belief system, it's not our place to judge, and not forgiving only puts us in a place where we can't move forward. >> colorado governor john hic n hickenlooper was there. he spoke. one of the things he did was he named off the names of the 12 people who died in this horrific shooting, and those involved in the vigil responded "we will remember" after each name. we still have many still hospitalized, eight of them still in critical condition. that vigil was a very important moment for the folks here in aurora. >> okay, thank you very much, poppy. we're going to check in with the ncaa now. they're making the decision on penn state. let's listen in. >> and the powerful people who let them down. there has also been much speculation on whether or not the ncaa has the authority to impose any type of penalty related to penn state. not only does the ncaa have the authority to act in this case, we also have the responsibility to say that such egregious behavior is not only against our bylaws and constitution, but also against our value system and basic human decency. the executive committe
it to horrible use and ruin people's lives and cause so much harm to people and hurt them so bad. >> how is the community doing? there were several vigils i saw last night and there have been smaller ones over the last couple of days. have those vigils been helpful? >> i think so. there's been so many things said just trying to help people and everyone is just really understanding about everything right now so just realizing how supportive people are and how everyone is really coming together helps a lot. >> it does. that's good to know. you both seem very calm to me and almost a little too calm. i'm wondering if there's going to be a point where it hits you hard. you have a bullet in your chin. >> yeah. >> in your face and doctors have said they don't want to ever take it out. how are you holding up? >> just grateful it didn't hit anywhere else. i mean, i've heard stories of people getting hit in the head and arm and leg and i picture myself in their shoes going through my circumstances if i were to get hit in the arm, my sports career would be done. leg, same thing. anywhere else, i'm
question ] >> well, no -- nobody from the aurora police department has attempted to contact us for any purpose. so presently nobody is asking for assistance. additionally, at that time, there were other authorities here locally who we were talking to. [ inaudible question ] >> i didn't see the box. so i don't know. [ inaudible question ] >> i don't understand the question. i'm a lawyer. objection, vague. do i know the prosecutor? not personally, no. >> you've done work in colorado? >> i've done work in colorado, but in the federal system. [ inaudible question ] >> we've been told that's highly likely that that's going to happen. >> how concerned are you? >> everyone is concerned. [ inaudible statement ] >> well, nobody told me that. from what i know about the laws in colorado. it is a death penalty state. obviously it's going to be murder one. and that's when someone can be facing the death penalty. i actually am in communication with them as well. >> i have concern for their safety. [ inaudible question ] >> we vice presidehaven't reallt far because at this time no formal charges have
charlottesville, richmond. had a couple of sprinkles near us this morning. most of that is on the eastern shore. this is probably the last time we'll look at doppler radar this morning. temps warm and muggy. 72347 annapolis. martinsburg is 66 with 70 in winchester and 73 la plata. we're going into the low 90s in most spots this afternoon. tomorrow's highs about the same. >> a couple of water main breaks and slow traffic forming in the 6:00 hour. good morning, everybody. first of all if you're planning to head inbound i-66 through arlington you'll be fine but there is a water main break on south courthouse roadblocked between columbia pike and 6th street. you'll have to work your way around that for quite some time with the road buckled as well. if you're planning to head over here, no problems to report as you travel inbound right now on kenilworth avenue and eastern avenue. this is going to be in the northeast corridor. let's go back over to the maps and this time we'll head over to the other side of town. no problems on the bw parkway or route 50 inside the bel
is organizing in areas it left before u.s. troops pulled out of iraq last december. >>> in just a few hours, the suspect in the colorado shooting rampage will be in court. angie goff has more. >> holmes is due in court at 11:30 our time. the suspect and the public defender will go before a district judge. the hearing is expected to be brief. the 24-year-old is accused of killing a dozen people and injuring scores more during a midnight premier of the latest batman film. no charges are likely to be filed today. eventually several charges are expected. right now we're learning more about the suspected shooter. they say holmes stockpiled thousands of bullets and head-to-toe ballistic gear. we're hearing a batman gas was found inside his apartment after booby traps were cleared. aa voice mail greeting was described as freakish. right now the suspect is in solitary confinement, not cooperating with authorities. >> the most important thing is that we put this evidence together and assist the prosecutor in holding this person accountable. we will convict him. >> police are still trying to determin
found a batman poster and a mask associated with the movies. stay with us for continuing coverage as holmes heads to court today.i'm megan gilliland, fox45 morning news. one of the victims was an aspiring sportscaster who had just survived another shooting in canada. canada.jason " one of the sweetest people you ever met just a great heart all around.." around.." jessica ghawi was inside the theater with her friend when her life came to an end. the twenty-four year-old was a sports intern in denver. family members say they just cant make sense of what happened. ' "i mean it just goes to show it takes just on idiot. to really ruin 12 amazing you know potentially world changing positive forces in this world.. so ..no i mean i think anger will come." come."ghawi was a former intern at our sister station in san antonio, texas. police are still searching for answers in the mysterious death of a woman in north balti. baltimore.the victim's decomposed body was discovered on 29th street on saturday, at the wyman house. residents say they told management about a foul smell
one bullet. it's not a machine gun. and it's popular because it is a versatile rifle that is used by literally millions of law-abiding people for hunting. it's only good for deer. it wouldn't be powerful enough for something larger. but for hunting, for self defense and for target shooting. >> ifill: congresswoman. what i wanted to say is the gentleman used the word apolitical. let's be real. this is one of the most political issues we have. the national rifle association in many ways owns the united states congress. spending over $7 million in the 2010 election cycle, close to $3 million on its lobbying activities. it says that it will score legislation, meaning it will rate legislators on how they vote. any kind of a crazy bill, even one that says in bankruptcy $3,000 worth of weapons will be protected, passed the house of representatives with over 300 votes. the threat that the national rifle association says that worked. any kind of rational debate about gun safety legislation... >> ifill: let me ask mike dimock about that. i'm curious as to whether this debate boils down to t
reasonably well, as well as could be expected under the circumstances. she would not talk with us about where they are physically located right now. citing concerns about their safety. but to repeat, she is going to come out and read a prepared statement, and the most extensive comments from the family since this shooting happened last week, suzanne. >> and do we have any sense, casey, of what their emotions are? what they are actually experiencing now? have they expressed remorse or get or surprise? >> really all we have is from last friday when the family released through local police officials a statement expressing their condolences to all of those who were impacted by this tragedy. also requesting privacy for the family at this time, but we do not have anything in detail in terms of their emotions and the reaction to this horrific crime that their son is being, a about to be charged with, suzanne. >> we will keep a close eye on that attorney and the statement that they will make later today. thank you, casey. we have in depth coverage of the court appearance by james holmes and of course
got our first look today at the man accused of the worsz mass shooting in u.s. history-- the movie theater massacre in aurora, colorado. 24-year-old james holmes made his first court appearance, but from the looks of him, it wasn't entirely clear that he knew he was there. sitting next to one of his attorneys, his orange hair made him look like a character from the batman movies. as the judge spoke, holmes didn't seem to make eye contact. in fact, he didn't seem to follow the conversation at all. we have a team of correspondents covering this story. barry petersen was in the courtroom with holmes and, barry how did he seem in person? >> reporter: well, i have to say scott, it was really sort of eerie to be there. he seemed so unvovled. it was almost chilling, because we're talking about the fate of his life. frankly, i had a hard time taking my eyes off of him. you keep staring at that face, looking for some clue as to why this happened. he, on the other hand, seemed uninterested and when he was offered a chance to speak he turned it down. >> mr. holmes, do you have any questions a
still to come. >> we're managing victims with as many victim advocates as we can get. we're using p.i.o.s from different offices so each family has someone they can rely on if they need to. >> and this d.a.says it could be a year if this goes to trial. the next court date is on monday. >> thank you. >> a 21-year-old woman who escaped the shooting gave birth today, her husband remains in critical condition. katie medley's father skipped going to the hospital this morning to attend a court hearing of james holmes. >> i feel like i make sure that justice is taken with this man. and this support everybody that has been through this. >> david sanchez says he wants holmes to face the death penalty. several of those who died are being remembered for sacrificing to save their friends. the victims honored in the u.s. senate with a moment of sil skbrens a tribute from minority leader mitch mcconnell. >> now, boy like to honor the victims by reciting their names. veronica moser-sullivan. board on... >> the president visited families and victims yesterday. you'll find more on the victims on our
. >>> the man accused of the colorado shooting may have used colorado to set up his plan. >>> thunder and lightning off to the east, what about the week ahead, cooler or warmer? >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this monday july 23rd i am pam cook. >> and steve has a forecast just for you since you are back from vacation. >> it has to be better here than it was there. >> well most lows are pushing off towards stockton, 60s to 90s and there is a rip roaring low coming up and we will take a look at that and coming up. >> the coliseum no major problems and also if you are looking at the san mateo that traffic is moving nicely although they are moving nicely. >>> new details, jeanine we just learned there is more than one victim, right? >> reporter: yes. let me show you what is going on. police have this area cordoned off to at least julian where mid-block where the shooting took place shots were fired and police are searching around the area talking to any witnesses to find out what happened inside this home. we are joined now from the san jose police department,
alone. katie marzullo joins us. >> reporter: in a few hours james holmes could be in court his appearance set for 7:30 this morning. he does not have to be present in court. it is possible his attorney, a public defender, could show up alone for the proceeding. holmes will not be charged today. prosecutors have three days to file the charges there will be at least 71, one for each victim and probably more. authorities are no closer to knowing the motive. someone who knows holmes is speaking out the family pastor in san diego. >> he was a little on the quiet side. in one conversation it was obvious he was intelligent. he goals. going to be a professional. >> reporter: the police chief says holmes has lawyered up and not cooperating. as far as the stockpile of bullets at his home, 6,000 rounds were found. authorities say he bought them online which is unregulated. they say all of his purchases were legal. >>> this time there's an effort to make the names of the victims more memorable than the name of the suspect. they will -- they were honored last night. >> reporter: the turnout
for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the world got a look today at the man who allegedly gunned down scores of people in aurora, colorado, on friday. he appeared at his initial court hearing as police pieced together what led up to the assault in a movie theater. >> please be seatedded. ifill: it was the first time he had been seen publicly since friday's shootings, and james holmes cut a bizarre figure. his hair dyed bright orange, his eyes dazed. it was unclear if he was on medication, but the 24-year-old staredded blankly or not at all... or nodded off. and he never spoke as the judge explained the murder charges against him. afterward district attorney carol
's a strong guy. i'm not used to him... not used to seeing him like that. i don't ever want to see him like that again. >> reporter: but even if caleb fully recovers, what happened at the midnight movie threatens to ruin the couple financially. his family has been told medical bills could total $2 million. long-time friend michael west is trying to raise money. >> caleb, he doesn't have any insurance. soy put together a web site. >> looking forward to being a dad. >> we talk to him, we know he can hear us. we tell him he needs to get better because he needs to be a dad. >> reporter: many are struggling with the emotions raised by this tragedy. 13-year-old kaylan was babysitter for the youngest victim in the shooting, six-year-old veronica moseer sullivan. veronica's mother ashley moser is still in the hospital with wounds to her neck and abdomen. kaylan was in the theater beside them. >> i wanted just... i want it to be a nightmare, a dream, i don't want this to be real. >> reporter: when the shooting stopped kaylan called 911 and tried to give c.p.r. to veronica >> horrifying picturing in
. >> in its own way. >> i'm allison seymour. welcome to monday morning. happy you are with us. >> let's go to tucker barnes. is that haze out there? >> i can't explain. i have no idea. looks like the surface to mars to me. let's get to the local numbers. we do have fog and mist across the area. you saw that in the live shot. it will be a hazy day, a hot afternoon with high temperatures expected to be back in the 90s. we had a break for a couple of days. temperatures back in the 90s later on this afternoon. 76 washington. 72 in baltimore. 74 ocean city and a little cooler here to our west. our friends in winchester. 70 to start your day. lots of humidity. dew point temperatures are in the low to mid-70s. a humid monday for us. we had a sprinkle or two overnight. nothing at the moment. we will likely see showers and storms redevelop later this afternoon. i think much of your day here, the next couple of hours will be dry. by mid- to late afternoon look out for the possibility of scattered storms. a few could be on the strong side a little later. monday, 93 washington. 90 annapolis. 91 in war
>> the reason stores have like this impact us is because stories like this is that we could understand what it would like to be somebody that we love taken from us in this fashion. >> the president of the united states speaking of why the colorado massacre killed so many. some of those injured were visited by the president. over this weekend. and this is from aurora, colorado. >> of this community of aurora, colorado paid tribute to those lost last night. >> while our hearts are broken our communities are not. we will take this experience and used this to strengthen our commitment to each other. >>reporter: some of them were backed mat that man shirt. >> we will rise again because we are colorado's. >> color modeo.. >> my main task was to serve as a representative of the entire country and let them know that we are thinking about them at this point. . >>reporter: james holmes has been planning this for months. . this individual, in my opinion is a cold, calculating and murder. >> 12 people died and nearly 60 were hurt from this suspected the gunmen opened fire tear meat midn
other signs of trouble. they tell us that the suspected shooter passed a background check and had excellent academic credentials. even got a government grant to help pay his tuition. tonight, investigators are reportedly looking whether the suspect used our tax dollars to purchase his weapons. team fox coverage continues. adam housley at the crime scene aurora, colorado this afternoon. the prosecutors in this case have not said much of anything. but police said that a suspicious package showed up at that university, right? >> yeah, shepard. in fact, the university has been watching things very closely since friday. we know they shut down the two research facilities where james worked. they brought in bomb dogs. they told everyone who worked there when they came back to work on monday that anything they weren't expecting. if they found any packages, anything kind of odd to notify authorities. that's what happened today two. different packages that showed that up people that worked there weren't expecting. they brought in the bomb robot and bomb squad. they withdrew it meticulously
decisions on bridge closures and keeping the thousands who use the bay bridge safe. >> in this case, this storm we knew what it was so there was just no reason not to be flexible on policy there and say you know, we better close the best of my knowledge before that hits. >> reporter: now that temporary wind gust policy is being evaluated. it's expected to become permanent. the transportation authority says safety is their priority. kai, back to you. >> thank you. triple a is pushing for another safety measure, barriers to separate two way traffic lanes. >>> still ahead. >> black bears roring back in maryland -- roaring back in maryland. that story as witness news continues. >> a $40 million project will be underway. what it is coming up next. >> demanding answers. a mun community outraged after a deadly police involved shooting. >> humidity is back. stick around for the first warning weather forecast. the car on the left was filled up with low detergent gasoline. the car on the right was filled up with bp gasoline with invigorate. which helps clean and protect its engine so it can g
on gary mcgrey dihas answered for us. >> yeah, that is the big question shawn whether these thunderstorms will start to pop up around here or not. right over to sentinel radar going around and around. we mentioned we had some to the north and some to the south, largest cluster down to the south of us, now there has actually been active warnings south and southwest of charlottesville, as you can see, all of this is moving down to the south and southeast, dropping a lot of heavy rain there. not all is severe, someover it is. -- some of it is. farther down towards lynchburg you see a farther cluster north of us, popping up into central sections of pennsylvania and new york, that has been the strongest of the thunderstorms this evening and tonight and that will continue to be the case, we do have at least a slight risk here in the metropolitan dc area, that we may get some severe thunderstorms popping up. let me tell you what happened today we've had more clouds, even though it is very unstable out there, the clouds have limited the sunshine and that is kind of what was going to trigger some
we have spoken to has said we're not going to let this get us down. and that's the sentiment from everyone here. i almost hate to do this. i'm just going to go to the neighborhood where that shooter is, but i'm not going to go there now because it's not about him, this is about the people of aurora and the survivors. and i think we should linger on these pictures and talk a little bit more about what these folks are having to deal with. the president came here and very quickly hastily arranged trip. at first we weren't sure if he was going to come and speak. but he did speak to the people of aurora and quite frankly about an hour late. supposed to speak at 7:30 eastern, maybe more than an hour late. i can only imagine because he wanted to spend as much time as possible with people. and from every account, the president comforted the folks in the hospital and took as much time as he could to personally spend with him and speaying he would not mention the shooter's name. he started off reading from the bible, at least a reading from the bible. it was revelation 21:4, and he said, an
for joining us. "america live" right now. moments in a colorado courtroom where for the first time we are seeing the man accused of turning a movie theater into a killing field. welcome to "america live," everyone, i'm megyn kelly. here he is, accused mass murderer james holmes, appearing before a judge in a colorado courtroom just a short time ago. holmes with his bright orange hair looked wide-eyed and unshaven, his head bobbing slightly, closing his eyes, almost looking like he was falling asleep at points, saying absolutely nothing. he is accused of murdering 12 people and injuring 58. some of those badly hurt left with permanent injuries, that much is clear already. alicia a acuna is live outside of the courthouse where this took place, as i say, about an hour plus ago. alicia? >> reporter: hi, megyn. james holmes will be back in court in about one week to be advised of the formal charges, first-degree murder, the judge told him, will likely be among those charges today. holmes was kept away from the rest of the people in the courtroom, making his appearance from the jury box, ev
in u.s. hi history? >>> we have so many stories of heroism emerging from that terrible night. including those who did whatever they could to protect their loved ones. we are remember those 12 victims this morning. people in aurora mourning them in an emotional vigil last night. you see the 12 crosses already set up. from across the movie theater. i was touched last night, after each victim's name was read, everyone said, we will remember. >> we will remember. >> and we will. >> you saw the crosses there. greg zanis, the man who set them up after the columbine massacre, drove 16 hours to set them up there from illinois. we're going to go to david muir. on is scene since friday. he's outside the courthouse where james holmes is expected to make his first appearance today. good morning, david. >> reporter: they're expecting to see the suspect's face for first time today. we're told he's being held in isolation. he'll be taken through an underground tunnel to the courthouse behind me. so many people will be studying his face, his demeanor. that dyed hair. wondering how he could have changed
. >>> the man accused of a colorado movie theater, how he used connections to set up his plan. >>> and president barack obama will fly out later and we will have more on why he is in the bay area and we will tell you what road closures you can expect. >>> and there is a hot weather weekend and thunder activity off to the east and we will talk about a big cooling trends, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, pam is back, it is monday july 23rd, good morning, you gave the right forecast and you were right on other parts of the country. >> it was 70 degrees? >> it was not refreshing. >>> and this time of year you have fog and there is a little bit of thunderstorm activity and should push off to the east but it is clipping off towards stockton, still low-to-mid 80s inland. >>> good morning, this is video of an accident and they had to rescue drivers who were hit by a big-rig which happened as both vehicles were leaving interstate 880 and they slammed into a honda accord. the driver of the honda ha
behind us on the rooftops along the embarcadero. a little bit cooler today, mid- 50s in san francisco. temperatures today anywhere from two-seven degrees cooler than what we saw yesterday. coming up, we will show you a look at that 7 day forecast. >> we will get more information to you right now on breaking news in san jose, we just learned a few more details from authorities. police are saying that to more people were found dead in this area. they are still looking for the gunman in and around the area. we will go to the map right now and show you a map of the location. streets are blocked in and around the area so avoided if you can. also getting reports of a brand new accident on san tomas expressway and el camino real out. chp is on the scene and another accident just reported east bound 580. you can see on the sensors that the traffic is slower. >> the top story of the morning, the colorado shooting massacre. >> michelle is in aurora colorado where the victims are being remembered. >> many vigils were held last night to remember the victims, the governor even spoke with some of t
this have such an impact on us is because we can all understand what it would be to have somebody that we love taken from us in this fashion. >> the president also praised the state, local and federal authorities who responded to the shooting. >> stop the violence, save the children, keep home alive. >> in largo, maryland, a group held a prayer vigil for the victims an families. the rainbow push coalition held a vigil, encouraging the community to be strong. they called for legislation banning assault weapons. coming up on the "today" show, in the wake of the colorado mass shooting, a hidden camera investigation on gun sales, just how easy it is for criminals to buy assault weapons. that's coming up at 7:00 a.m. on nbc4. >>> turning to first look at the weather, it is a little muggy out there. i saw a few raindrops coming in. >> meteorologist tom kierein, our eyes aren't receiving us. >> good morning, eun, good to have you back. >> thanks so much. appreciate it. >> in some places it's partly cloudy. those speckles of green, those are a few sprinkles, right now getting a few out on the mou
bubala. >> for the first time the world sees the man accused of the worst mass shooting in u.s. history. teresa garcia reports for wjz. james holmes physical appearance disturbs some victims in the court. >> james holmes had brightly died hair and appeared to be daze for his first court appearance. >> you have a right to remain silent. >> the suspected gunman refused to look at the judge while he was read his rights. several times it looked like the 24-year-old was nodding off. >> you're currently being held on a no bond hold. >> prosecutors said they didn't know whether holmes was on medication. >> there's no such thing as a slam dunk case. it is a case where we will -- we're still looking at the enormous amount of evidence. >> the district attorney said her office will consider pursuing the death penalty and consult with the families of the victims before making that decision. >> if the death penalty is brought, that's a long process that impacts their lives for years. . >> family members of several victims were in court during the hearing. some said they just wanted to see the suspec
and a husband. >> we can all understand what it would be to have somebody that we love taken from us in this fashion. >> reporter: 11 victims are still in critical condition. some have had multiple operations, including brain surgery. aurora's mayor is concerned that some of the survivors may not make it. the mayor also said that some of the survivors may be paralyzed for life. holmes will not have bail. that's the latest live from aurora, colorado. i'm manuel gallegus. now back to you. >>> district attorney carol chambers just spoke moments ago about this morning's hearing. she said the prosecutors will adhere to colorado's guidelines about active cases by not speaking much about it. but she says they are hoping for a fair trial for all the victims. >> reporter: also big developments in the penn state sex abuse scandal this morning. the ncaa handed downing its sanctions against the school. it's paying a heavy price. >> reporter: the ncaa slammed penn state with massive penalties for not doing more to stop jerry sandusky's sexual abuse of children. >> we've kept foremost in our thoug
but the weapons used illegally, which has opened up the debate about gun control. some say it is a vivid reminder about the need to make weapons harder to get, but defenders of gun rights say that restricting sales one not go to end mass shootings. >> legislators should not be afraid of the nra or gun manufacturers, and should be standing up to say that we will do something -- >> putting restrictions on the law-abiding does not seem to have much impact. >> hollywood studios are uniting this weekend. sony, folks, -- fox, and universal adjoining the distributor of "the dark matter arises" in withholding box office estimates. -- "the dark knight rises" by withholding office estimates. log onto wbaltv.com for the very latest on this. several developments out of penn state. a candice landmark is gone, and the school seems to be in big trouble with the n.c.a.a.. >> today, the university removed a statue of the late football coach joe paterno, which had become a lightning rod for controversy. monday morning, n.c.a.a. will lay out punitive sanctions as the school -- pays for what the report called a comp
only puts us in a place where we can't move forward. >> reporter: so a variety of emotions when it comes to forgiveness. i was pretty blown away that most of the people i talked with said we have to forgive not only, you know, for all of the victims but for us as a community to move forward. and also as you mentioned the president some rarts themarks t stood out to me, he said "he'll wipe away every tear from their eyes and that shall be no more." we need to start healing. we need to start moving forward. but we'll never, ever forget this. >> poppy harlow in aurora where they are showing an enormous capacity, extraordinary capacity for forgiveness. thank you, poppy. >>> a lot of courage, right, to be able to face that. if you want to help out go, to givingfirst.org. there you can find several nonprofits supporting victims andthe aurora movie theater shooting. >>> the hammer set to fall on penn state. just a day after the statue of joe paterno came down, coming up what the naacp is expected to do in the wake of the jerry sandusky child abuse scandal. i wiped the floor with the gu
in the middle east with the u.s. stepping up its presence around syria providing more help to the rebels. how far will our government go? we'll have a live report from the middle east. >> but first, of course, our top story here. the man accused of one of the worst shooting massacres in u.s. history will make his first court appearance in a few hours. police say it could take months before we know why he carried out this senseless act of violence during a midnight movie premier. 24-year-old james holmes accused of killing 12 people, wounding 58 people including mothers, fathers, members of the military, even a 6-year-old girl. eight are still in critical condition this morning. >> we are learning that budding scientist allegedly was planning this for months. his apartment was rigged with trip wires, gas canisters that a gun range owner was so scared by him that he rejected him a month ago. and it could have been a lot worse. had a rife well a 100 round drum magazine not jammed. >> we begin with jim spellman in colorado where we'll see the shooter appearing in court. the big question is why. w
felon, that he was a lawful gun user and that he did not use guns. so the club's owner or, glenn, called james holmes to invite him to a orientation session so he could vet him in person. but when the answering machine picked up, he said the message was, quoting here, freakish. listen. >> i got this bizarre answering machine of his that was a very base, gutterral, growling, incoherent, rambling whatever it was, message that was bizarre at best, you know? freakish a little. >> reporter: he went on to say the message included some moaning and movie character-like squeals and laughter. somebody, he said, trying to be as weird as possible. that's when he told his staff if this guy shows up, do not let him join. listen again. >> yeah, yeah. this is kind of strange. this is not who, you know, a lot of shooters and gun people are. we're pretty basic, easy to deal with people. we don't get all bizarre and strange. so, yeah, it put up a flag to me that who is, what's -- what was he trying to accomplish with this? >> reporter: holmes never did show up, and when his wife first told him about the sh
as the circumstances of what we've seen today are, as heartbreaking as it is for the families, it is worth us spending most of our time reflecting on young americans like ally and stephanie. because they represent what is best in us. and they assure us that out of this darkness, a brighter day will come. >> reporter: now, tomorrow morning the president will leave from san francisco international, and fly to reno, nevada. he will then speak in front of veterans of foreign wars. and then he will fly back into the bay area, this time into oakland international airport for campaigning and fundraising events in the east bay. i'm arturo santiago, back to you diane. >>> thank you, and we'll have more on the president's visit later in the news cast, including how it could affect your commute tomorrow. >>> and new at 11:00, back in colorado, police investigators reportedly found a batman mask inside the apartment of the suspected gunman. the associated press reported that law enforcement officials did not want his name used because he was not authorized to speak to the press, of course, the significance of the
to pay their respects. >> where there was once chaos, because of a united us there will be calm again. >> alex went to the opening of the batman movie to celebrate his birthday. jesse childress as well. and a 6-year-old veronica sullivan. >> we will honor you by celebrating life, by living our lives better. >> sunday the president flew to colorado to privately meet with victim's family members. >> it was an opportunity for families to describe how wonderful their brother or their son or daughter was and the lives they have touched and dreams they held for the future. >> no one has provided insight into the psyche of james holmes the 24-year-old suspect with no criminal record. he was reportedly brilliant and relatively isolated. he has been accused of planning a diabolical attacked. now a community is enough to hold memorials in the wake of a madness that no one can comprehend. >> all of us in this local community were affected by what happened on friday. we will never be the same. >> the suspect is scheduled to make his first court appearance on monday. jay korff reporting, abc 7 ne
has a great crowd. they come in and give us a great business. hopefully they skill come in and have the school spirit. >> reporter: some people who didn't go to penn state feel today's sanctions are justified. others say it punishes current stew departments and athletes there. >> the school is being punished and you're part of that punishment and you had no control over it. >> reporter: what is your reaction to the sanctions against penn state university. >> i think they were justified mainly because of the extreme money thrown around in college sports which is a corrupting influence. >> now, just before the start of the new football season, penn state players will each have to decide whether to stay and play for the it inially any lions or transfer to another school and play for another team. brack to you. >>> virginia is asking for federal disaster assistance after the powerful storm that killed 15 people and left more than a million others without power. state and local governments spent $27.5 million recovering from the storm at the end of june. that doesn't include the price of
to reno. he plans to return to san francisco tonight for three other campaign events. stay with us for updates all day from colorado coming up at 4:30, an investigation into just how easy it is for someone to get their hands on the type of weapon used in the shooting. pat? >> crippling sanctions against penn state today in the wake of the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal and subsequent coverup. the ncaa slapped the school with a hefty $60 million fine, stripped the school of 14 years of winning, stripping away joe paterno's title as the winningest division 1 coach of all time. the team is also banned from postseason games for four years and has a four-year scholarship cap. while the ncaa came down hard on penn state, it wasn't the so-called death penalty some expected. chris pallone has our story. >> reporter: it's a devastating blow to a once untarnished football program. ncaa president mark emrick says that's exactly what needed in a place where football caused powerful people to cover up the sexual abuse of young boys. >> no matter what we do here today, there's no action we can
important to us. every ounce of evidence will help us hold this person accountable. so, it was a very, very high priority that we recover evidence and i'm so grateful that we had the bomb professionals from the feds and our local agencies to help us do that. gregg: agents also seizing 10 gallons of gasoline and a poster and a mask related to the "batman" movies. martha: we'll get back to that in just a moment. we want to go to the ncaa statement on penn state. let's listen in. >> and the powerful people who let them down. there's also been much speculation on whether or not the ncaa has the authority to impose any type of penalty related to penn state. not only does the ncaa have the authority to act in this case, we also have the responsibility to say that such egregious behavior is not only against our bylaws and constitution, but also against our values system and basic human decency. the executive committee which acts on behalf of the entire association, and implements policies to resolve core issues, alongwith the division i board, a body of presidents representing all of division i di
of lightning. it's way out to the west and southwest of us into charlottesville and also crossing over the mountains, but right now we're looking at some scattered showers and storms that come through -- that could come through in our area. so the entire dmv is under a slight risk for severe weather tonight. the a man threat is damaging wind gust -- the main threat is damage wind gusts and heavy downpours. i don't think everybody will see these storms surface. we could see some big storms come through. temperatures are in the 80s. we'll talk more about the heat coming this way and also some relief. back to you. >>> penn state now about to pay a really heavy price for that sex abuse scandal that has already rocked the university. today the ncaa handed down unprecedented sanctions against the school's legendary football program and they come just one day after the school took down the statue of the former head coach joe paterno that used to hang out in front of the university's football stadium but no more. dave owens is here with the details. these sanctions come with some controversy a
. >> reporter: good morning. we're in front of the arapahoe county courthouse, where the suspect is behind us in solitary confinement. later, he's going to be taken by an underground tunnel to the county courthouse. that happens later this morning. james holmes won't be charged today. prosecutors have three days to file the actual charges. at least 71 of them, one for each victim, and probably more. 12 people died. and several others were hospitalized in critical condition when the gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theater showing the latest batman movie, "the dark knight rises." in the months between the arraignment and the eventual trial, holmes could face a competency evaluation. for the first time, we're seeing and hearing the suspect in exclusive video obtained by abc news. it's holmes, just after his high school graduation making a presentation at science camp. >> i came here tonight. people like to have a superpower. i might let them have more fun. >> reporter: we're told the suspect is not cooperating and is in solitary confinement. last night, the people of aurora heard first fro
>>> good morning i'm kristen sze, thanks for joining us. eric thomas is off this morning. >>> we begin with the deadly theater shootings. the man accused makes his first court appearance a few hours from now, 12 killed, 58 injured. rebecca stevens has more from aurora, colorado. >> reporter: holmes won't be charged today prosecutors have three days to file the charges at least 71, one for each victim and probably more. 12 died and several others were hospitalized in critical condition when the gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theater, showing the latest batman movie. holmes could face a competency evaluation. meanwhile, for the first time seeing and hearing the suspect james holmes in exclusive video obtained by abc news. it is holmes, just after his high school graduation making a presentation at science camp. >> super power and let 'em have more fun. >> reporter: the suspect is not cooperating with authorities and is in solitary. last night the people of aurora heard first from president obama who spent more than two hours with the victims and their families. >> the presid
could have suspended the program. it's only been used before at smu in the late 80s. >> suspension of the program would bring significant unintended harm to many who had nothing to did with this case. >> yesterday penn state removed the statue of joe paterno. >> and joe paterno's family released a statement. it reads in part, the sanctions announced by the ncaa defaming the legacy and contributions of a great coach and educator without input from our families or those who knew him best. they went on to say they do not believe the sanctions are a fair and thoughtful action and describe them as a panicked response to the public's understandable repull son at what sandusky did. >>> questions. that's what some are calling them. some may be worse than the so-called death penalty that the school had feared. brian kuebler continuing the coverage. >> reporter: the ncaa said taking away football all together at penn state was too broad of a punishment and that the sanctions they did change will help choose the culture there a move spurring plenty of debate. this morning at 9:00 sharp the ot
medicated or hadn't slept a lot. paint us a picture for what it was like to get a glimpse of holmes today. >> reporter: it was tough, i would imagine, for the many people who were intently watching this. he appeared as some sort of comic book character emerging in that courtroom. i think everyone got over the shock of seeing the red hair, the attention really turned to his demeanor. and i think people were just stunned by his complete dazed look, bewilderment at times, confused. he appeared sedated and completely out of it in many ways. it's led to a lot of speculation throughout the day that he might have been medically sedated by authorities here in the jail in arapahoe county. we've reached out to the sheriff's office in charge of that jail. they say they cannot tell us whether or not he's been medically sedated or given anything. the speculation will have to continue. i think many people were stunned by that. all of this is significant. since he was arrested in the early morning hours of friday, the authorities here in colorado had refused to release his mug shot. this was the first t
. and rick, since you are here in colorado and know the law, let us know what's going to happen today. this is not an arraignment. >> no, not an arraignment. it's a first appearance or initial advisement. what's going to happen is mr. holmes will be advised of the charges that he is being investigated for. for our knowledge, he hasn't even been charged. so it's simply an indication of what they're looking at right now. >> in colorado, they have 72 hours to officially file charges, is that right? >> yeah, they have three business days, and that time can be extended either by agreement of the parties or the court on its own can extend that time if if necessary. >> so, obviously, larry, this is just the beginning of what's going to be a very long process. here we have somebody who was seen by dozens, hundreds of witnesses, picked up at the scene in body armor, directed police, they say, to an apartment that was booby trapped. this is not a question of, was he the guy, as much as, right now, is he competent to stand trial. would that be a fair assessment? >> we have both competency and ev
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